Coin of Maroneia with head of Dionysos
2nd–1st century B.C.
Mint: Thrace, Maroneia
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Filleted head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy-wreath.
Reverse: Dionysos standing, head left, cloak wrapped around left arm, holds grapes in right hand, two stalks of narthex in left.
Monogram in field at left.
Inscriptions in Greek below and at right and left.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour